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Smoke rises as fires burn in the Amazon rainforest near Porto Velho, the capital city of Rondônia, Brazil. Photograph: Victor Moriyama/The New York Times

Seeing the global panic over thousands of forest fires in the Amazon last week, and hearing the calls to boycott Brazilian products, Agamenon da Silva(...)

The Italian Grand Prix is one of the oldest races on the circuit. Photo: Dan Istitene/Getty Images

The Italian Grand Prix was first staged in 1921 and is the fifth oldest in Formula One history. This year’s race will be the 89th incarnation. The fir(...)

In 2016, 10.7 per cent of Ireland’s total land area was covered by forestry; the second lowest proportion in the EU. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Ireland’s status as a laggard in reducing carbon emissions has been confirmed by a new CSO report, which shows the Republic has the third highest emis(...)

View of a burnt area after a fire in the Amazon rainforest near Novo Progresso, Para state, Brazil, on August 25th, 2019. Photograph: Joao Laet/AFP/Getty Images

Leaders of the G7 nations have said they are preparing to help Brazil battle fires burning across the Amazon region and repair the damage as thousands(...)

European Council president Donald Tusk  and Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson: US has pledged a big trade deal to Britain in wake of Brexit.  Photograph: Neil Hall

French efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, known as the JCPOA, dominated the G7 summit in Biarritz on Saturday and Sunday, with the surpr(...)

From left:  Shinzo Abe, Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump,  Emmanuel Macron, Angela Merkel and others arrive for the G7 family photo at the Hotel du Palais in Biarritz, France. Photograph: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

Iran’s foreign minister made a flying visit to the G7 summit for talks with host France on Sunday, as Paris ramped up efforts to ease tensions between(...)

A burning tract of Amazon jungle is seen as it is being cleared by loggers and farmers in Porto Velho, Brazil . Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

Six states in Brazil’s Amazon region requested military help on Saturday to combat record fires that are tearing through the rainforest, provoking an (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is desperate to bolster the green credentials of the Government. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

It’s not often you get a chance to ride two horses in politics, especially ones as mutually exclusive as beef and climate change. The chance to oppos(...)

Protesters against the destruction of the Amazon rainforest shout slogans against Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaroin front of the Brazilian embassy in Paris on Friday. Photograph: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

France has joined Ireland and other EU nations in threatening not to ratify one of the world’s biggest trade deals unless Brazil does more to fight fi(...)

 Angel Montalvo and Emily Bench protest for the protection of the Amazon rainforest in front of the Brazilian consulate in Coral Gables, Florida. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty

Protesters have laid siege to Brazilian embassies around the world as international outrage over Jair Bolsonaro’s failure to protect the Amazon intens(...)

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